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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Dennis Ritchie (dmr) lived:1941:2011

wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Ritchie

image courtesy: wikipedia
important contributions (as per I know)

* creator of 'C' Programming Lanaguge

* creator of 'Unix' (along-with Ken Thompson)

* was the R in 'K&R C', the awesome C book

* retired as Head of "Lucent Technologies System Software", Research Department in 2007

A Small Video of KenThompson & DennisRitchie over Unix:

small Biography: http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/who/dmr/bigbio1st.html

ABC News Video "Unix Starting point for PCs" : 

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